The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 23, 2012

Obituaries — Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012


Travis Allen Adkins

SUMMERSVILLE — Travis Allen Adkins, 30, of Summersville passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville with the Rev. Arnold Nicholas officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral chapel.

James ‘Jimmy’ Ervin Altice Sr.

OAK HILL — James “Jimmy” Ervin Altice, Sr., 65, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Beckley ARH Hospital. Born May 19, 1947, at Sun, WV, the son of the late William C. Altice Sr. and Nellie Mae (Waddell) Altice Johnson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather Charlie Johnson; one son James “Jimbo” Ervin Altice Jr.; one brother William “Buddy” Clarence Altice, Jr.; five sisters Ebbie, Ella, Ruby, Tootie, and Rayola; and grandson Preston J. Altice.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Mary Beth “Cookie” Altice; four daughters Tina Sue Francisco and husband Bradley of Mt. Hope, Lisa Sue Sadler and husband Jimmy of Daniels, Melissa Ann Stiefer and husband Mark of Coal City, and Tammy Lynn Altice and companion Shawn Anderson of Crab Orchard; stepdaughters Jimelle Dillon of Oak Hill and Tralissa Combs and husband Lee of Fayetteville; sister Debra Tiscareno of Pax; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

His remains rest at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, 1435 E. Main St., Oak Hill, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today and where the funeral service will be held 3 p.m. today with Rev. Bryan White officiating. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Danny Hicks, Lee Combs, Bradley Francisco, Danny Jackson, Brandon Remy, Chris Reynolds, Manuel Tiscareno, and Shawn Anderson.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

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